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Sale e Pepe

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Avenida Tulum, entre Escorpion y avenida Coba | In front of San Francisco Supermarket, Tulum 77780, Mexico
984 8025598
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Located close to the Tulum ruins, Sale&Pepe is an Italian restaurant that...
Located close to the Tulum ruins, Sale&Pepe is an Italian restaurant that offers the best in Italian food. The menu ranges from a wide variety of pastas, pizzas, calzones, seafood and excellent desserts.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great authentic Italian pizza!

I am from Italy but have been living abroad for more than 10 years. I usually avoid having Italian food outside of Italy, because it usually is never as good as home. But I went to Sale e Pepe while on vacation in Tulum, and I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the pizza! If you are in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Elira K
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Sacramento, California
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I am from Italy but have been living abroad for more than 10 years. I usually avoid having Italian food outside of Italy, because it usually is never as good as home. But I went to Sale e Pepe while on vacation in Tulum, and I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the pizza! If you are in the... More 

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Tulum, Mexico
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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I happened in on a Friday evening. The staff was friendly. The menu vaste. Live music that was good! The food was average - pizza. i will return!

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Genzano di Roma, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

hi, I've been on holiday to playa del carmen, and I went to visit Tulum, as its unmissable! The beaches, the sea, the maya site... Simply stunning! But the most beautiful experience was to sale and Pepe restaurant. The quality and freshness of the food, the service, the lovely atmosphere... And the owners Giordano with his girlfriend Romina, who is... More 

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Tijuana, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went here for dinner on valentines, as my wife was craving spaghetti. tasty food at reasonable prices. Horchata made with syrup and not really stirred properly but that is my only complaint. Very good chips ( fries ) and lovely spaghetti a la ponzese, I woild definitely recommend

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Its well made italian food, but nothing special. I would any time prefere to eat local food. We went there around 6 pm, and there3 where only a few people, mabye its better a little later.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Good and simple,at a great price.Pizzas are great too.Would definitely go back on my next vist,thanks guys!

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Seattle
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Everything about the dinner we had here was wonderful! We started with bruschetta, then creaser salad, pasta dishes, dessert and coffee. I love Italian food and this place was top notch. We will tell all our friends to go.

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Akron, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We just got back from 6 blissful weeks in the Playa del Carmen/Tulum area-- and simply can't stop thinking about Sale e Pepe! This beautiful, intimate Italian restaurant-- located at the main intersection between Tulum Playa and Tulum Pueblo is a real gem! We are both seasoned travelers- and generally stick with regional cuisine, but we stopped here after a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We already ate so I can't comment on the food but there is s great atmosphere and fun live music on Friday nights. I heard from locals that the food is good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Way better pasta than the places in beach area for 1/3 the price, our pasta was cooked perfect and sauce made beautifully with great flavor! And the pizza was awesome! Delicious fresh made crust!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Tulum, entre Escorpion y avenida Coba | In front of San Francisco Supermarket, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: 984 8025598

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Located close to the Tulum ruins, Sale&Pepe is an Italian restaurant that offers the best in Italian food. The menu ranges from a wide variety of pastas, pizzas, calzones, seafood and excellent desserts.

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